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    Sale 5898

    Christie's Interiors

    6 January 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 35

    A GEORGE III PLAIN BALUSTER SILVER TANKARD

    MARK OF WILLIAM GRUNDY, LONDON, 1761

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE III PLAIN BALUSTER SILVER TANKARD
    MARK OF WILLIAM GRUNDY, LONDON, 1761
    THE SIDES APPLIED WITH A NARROW GIRDLE, ON CIRCULAR SPREADING FOOT, THE HANDLE TERMINATING IN A SCROLL, COVER WITH PIERCED CHAIR-BACK THUMBPIECE, THE UNDERSIDE OF BASE ENGRAVED THE GIFT OF RICHD. WALKER TO JOSHUA NUSSEY 1792
    7¾ IN. (19.7 CM.) HIGH
    21.5 OZ. (667 GR.)


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